Who should attend?

Business users who want to create dynamic, visual insights in a user-friendly, interactive environment.

Why you shouldn't miss this webinar

For many business users, the search for useful, valuable information is time-consuming and inefficient. Often, the process requires significant efforts from IT to satisfy ad hoc requests for data and reports. In addition, business users are all too often dependent on spreadsheets with their inherent limitations or niche solutions that aren't integrated with other applications or processes.

This session will describe how the power of business visualization can transform how you see, discover and share insights hidden in your data. Now you can experience the aha! moments that you just don't achieve with static graphs, spreadsheets or reports. Learn how to bring movement, graphics and data together and explore your data in a dynamic and flexible way – right from your desktop!

Attend this Webinar and learn how to:

  • Quickly surface data trends, patterns and anomalies.
  • Summarize and present data using a variety of customizable charts and plots.
  • Enrich sharing of insights with movement, dimension, texture and colors that make your data stories come alive.
  • Enable the organization to understand analysis through visual interactivity and prompting.
  • Empower business users to discover long-term trends instead of depending on year-to-date views.

The big picture

Achieving accurate, easy-to-use reporting is a key component of the comprehensive, fully integrated platform for SAS® Business Analytics, which:

  • Meets the needs of all the diverse users in an organization.
  • Provides an effective infrastructure for managing the growing appetite for intelligence.
  • Helps you derive more value from existing technology and information assets.
  • Supports sustainable growth of your organization through innovative use of technology and information.

Presenters

Anne Milley photoAnne H. Milley, Senior Director, Technology Product Marketing, SAS
Anne Milley oversees the worldwide marketing of SAS technologies. Her ties to SAS began with her thesis on bank failure prediction models and the term structure of interest rates, which she completed at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas. Milley continued her use of SAS as a senior business consultant at 7-Eleven Inc., performing sales analyses and designing and conducting tests to aid in strategic decision making. While at SAS, she has been co-chair of SAS' data mining technology conferences (M2001 and M2002), as well as F2006 (SAS' inaugural forecasting conference).

Michael Thomas photoMichael Thomas, Development Manager of BI Dashboard, SAS
Michael Thomas is Development Manager of BI Dashboard, which provides dashboards for Adobe Flash, iPhone, Blackberry and Windows Mobile. He has worked extensively in the dashboarding space to bring best visualization practices and analytics to business users in interactive formats as well as mobile devices. His career at SAS has spanned development as well as customer facing positions. He is the author of three books: "Java Programming For The Internet", "Oracle XSQL" and "XML Problem-Design-Solution". He is a frequent presenter at conferences, including SAS Global Forum.

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